Sustainable biochar is a powerfully simple tool to fight global warming. This 2,000 year-old practice converts agricultural waste into a soil enhancer that can hold carbon, boost food security, and discourage deforestation. Sustainable biochar is one of the few technologies that is relatively inexpensive, widely applicable, and quickly scalable.
As an IBI Advisory Committee Member, I want you to know why I believe in this organization and why I’m asking you to become a member. I have been working on the use of biochar for remediation of contaminated soils in the last few years. Biochar has become one of the hottest topics in soil science in recent years. With the help of IBI, I am able to keep up with development in the fundamental as well as applied research on biochar. Click here to read the remainder of this letter.